January 24, 2020 | Media Mentions
This is the second year of ThinkAdvisor's Top Women in WealthTech recognition program. Janet Levaux talks with Doreen Griffith, executive vice president and chief information officer of Securities America, and one of only 15 female leaders honored for their work in wealth-management technology and innovation in financial services.Read More
January 09, 2020 | Announcements
Securities America welcomes Jeremiah Seagle! The Virginia-based independent financial advisor oversees $69 million in total client assets. Jeremiah was referred by independent financial advisor Dean Anninos and affiliates with Securities America through Investor Securities Group, Inc. in Hampton, Virginia.Read More
January 07, 2020 | Announcements
Securities America and Securities America Advisors welcome Kimberly “Kim” Rule of Garland, Texas. Kim joins through Super OSJ Branch Development Partners of Leesburg, Virginia.Read More
December 23, 2019 | Announcements
Securities America and Arbor Point Advisors welcome Matthew “Matt” Brand, AIF®, of Michigan 401(k) Consultants & Private Wealth Management in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Matt is an advocate of financial education and since beginning his career in 2001 has delivered dynamic presentations on unique strategies for...Read More
December 19, 2019 | Media Mentions
Goldstein & Associates, a Wisconsin-based wealth management firm with six advisors and $565 in client assets, is joining Arbor Point Advisors, which provides the advisory services of Securities America.
According to Gregg Johnson, the executive vice president of branch office development and acquisitions at Securities America, advisors acquired by Arbor Point have the chance to adopt a hybrid business model by affiliating with Arbor Point and Securities America or can join as an RIA-only advisor with Arbor Point or Securities America Advisors, the company's other corporate RIA; Goldstein & Associates are joining as a hybrid.Read More
December 13, 2019 | Media Mentions
Securities America entered into a strategic alliance with industry veteran David Pintaric to help launch William R. Pintaric & Associates LLC as a Super Office of Supervisory Jurisdiction, Securities America said Tuesday.
The Super-OSJ combines Pintaric’s 33 years of experience in the wealth management industry with the technology, “expertise and resources” of Ladenburg’s largest subsidiary, according to Securities America, which said it had 2,600 independent advisors and about $97 billion in client assets as of Sept. 30.Read More
December 12, 2019 | Announcements
EFS Group Wealth Management, Sioux City, Iowa, was one of only 20 financial advisory firms selected for the 2019 Invest in Others Charitable Champions List. The annual program recognizes firms for giving back to their communities by promoting a culture of philanthropy among employees and financial advisors.
EFS Group Wealth Management’s leadership includes CEO Marc Geels, CFP®, BFA; COO Bryon Oines, BFA; and vice president of operations, Dana Baldridge, BFA.
"Leadership plays a critical role in the success of corporate philanthropy programs," said Megan McAuley, executive director and president of Invest in Others Charitable Foundation. "With this year's Charitable Champions List, the tone from the top was key to fostering a culture of philanthropy.”Read More
December 12, 2019 | Press Releases
Securities America today announced that Goldstein & Associates, an independent wealth management firm based in Wisconsin, has joined its platform through one of Securities America’s corporate RIAs, Arbor Point Advisors.
Led by founder and CEO Jon Goldstein, Goldstein & Associates’ six-advisor team has $565 million in total client assets. Mr. Goldstein heads the firm’s Middleton, Wisconsin headquarters, while its Lake Geneva, Wisconsin office is led by advisor David Sharpe. The firm‘s producing advisors include Goldstein, Sharpe, Adam Peters, Lisa Spadoni, Amanda Gausewitz and Kyle Kerkenbush.
Mr. Goldstein said: “In deciding to affiliate with Arbor Point Advisors and Securities America, it was clear that we share the same core philosophies. The number one reason we made this decision was our commitment to our clients.Read More
November 26, 2019 | Press Releases
Securities America today announced a strategic alliance with 33-year wealth management industry veteran David Pintaric that will combine Mr. Pintaric’s deep experience and industry background with Securities America’s technology, expertise and resources in a unified effort to launch Mr. Pintaric’s newly formed Super-OSJ, William R. Pintaric & Associates LLC.
Under the new Super-OSJ’s growth strategy, Mr. Pintaric will work with Securities America’s recruiting team and leverage his own extensive industry contacts in hopes of recruiting new advisors to the firm. Securities America will also utilize its considerable experience helping OSJs in their brand-building efforts to assist Mr. Pintaric in developing his new brand and raising his profile on social media platforms.Read More